global environmental crisis

Top Tweets
Investment in clean energy to overtake fossil fuel spending in 2024
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
UN calls for stronger protections for Indigenous rights and against exploitative green projects
Many journalists covering climate crisis face threats and violence
Carbon to burn: UK net-zero emissions pledge undermined by biomass energy
news.mongabay.com

Carbon to burn: UK net-zero emissions pledge undermined by biomass energy

The UK and EU say they plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, even as both pursue plans to burn massive amounts of carbon-producing wood pellets.
COP24: US, Russia, Saudis downplay IPCC report in display of disunity
news.mongabay.com

COP24: US, Russia, Saudis downplay IPCC report in display of disunity

Vulnerable nations were eager to praise the IPCC report, the US was not. Environmental activist Tom Steyer sees another blue wave as the only route to global climate action.
‘Single-minded determination’: China’s global infrastructure spree rings alarm bells
news.mongabay.com

‘Single-minded determination’: China’s global infrastructure spree rings alarm bells

Regional leaders have been quick to seize on opportunities offered by Beijing, but environmental experts warn that many of these projects could cause irreversible environmental damage in highly biodiverse areas.

UN forest accounting loophole allows CO2 underreporting by EU, UK, US
news.mongabay.com

UN forest accounting loophole allows CO2 underreporting by EU, UK, US

Scientists say burning woody biomass is not carbon neutral, yet the United Nations IPCC appears to be ignoring its own guidelines.

ORIGINAL REPORTING
MOST POPULAR
CLIMATE